Body of woman found in Jaipur

Berhampur: Charred body of a 28-year-old woman was found at Jaipur village in Aska area of Odisha’s Ganjam district today amid indications that she might have been burnt to death, police said.

The body of Sarita Patra, a mother of two sons, was recovered from her house and police seized a diesel container from the site, Inspector In-Charge of Aska Police Station Baleswara Gidhi said.

The body was sent for post-mortem and Santosh Patra, husband of the deceased, was detained, said the IIC.

The exact cause of the death would be ascertained only after getting the post-mortem report, police said adding that the couple, married about a decade ago frequently fought with each other.